The Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006

Document Number:2006 No. 1916 (N.I. 12 )
Coming into force:Coming into force on the 19/07/2006

Statutory Instruments



19 th July 2006

Coming into operation in accordance with Article 1

At the Court at Buckingham Palace, the 19 th day of July 2006


The Queen’s Most Excellent Majesty in Council

Whereas a draft of this Order in Council has been approved by resolution of each House of Parliament:

Now, therefore, Her Majesty, in exercise of the powers conferred by paragraph 1(1) of the Schedule to the Northern Ireland Act 2000 (c. 1) and of all other powers enabling Her in that behalf, is pleased, by and with the advice of Her Privy Council, to order, and it is hereby ordered, as follows:–

Title and commencement

  1. This Order may be cited as the Budget (No. 2) (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 and shall come into operation forthwith.


  2. —(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954 (c. 33) applies to this Order as it applies to an Act of the Assembly.

    (2) In this Order—

    “the 2001 Act” means the Government Resources and Accounts Act (Northern Ireland) 2001 (c. 6);

    “resources” does not include accruing resources within the meaning of section 8(1) of the 2001 Act;

    “statutory provision” has the same meaning as in section 1(f) of the Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954.

    Issue of sum out of the Consolidated Fund for the year ending 31 st March 2007 and appropriation of that sum

  3. —(1) The Department of Finance and Personnel may issue out of the Consolidated Fund and apply to the service of the year ending 31 st March 2007 the sum of £6 ,237 ,325 ,000.

    (2) That sum is appropriated for the purposes specified in Schedule 1.

    Use of resources (other than accruing resources) in year ending 31 st March 2007

  4. —(1) For the purposes of section 6(1) of the 2001 Act, this Article authorises the use of resources in the year ending 31 st March 2007.

    (2) The use of resources by—

    (a) the Northern Ireland departments;

    (b) the Northern Ireland Assembly;

    © the Northern Ireland Audit Office;

    (d) the Assembly Ombudsman for Northern Ireland and the Northern Ireland Commissioner for Complaints;

    (e) the Northern Ireland Authority for Energy Regulation; and

    (f) the Food Standards Agency,

    in that year is authorised to the amount of £7 ,082 ,792 ,000.

    (3) In that year, resources may be used by a Northern Ireland department or a body or person mentioned in paragraph (2) for the purposes specified in relation to that department, body or person in column 1 of Schedule 2 up to the amounts specified in the corresponding...

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